University of Southern California

Mark Soliman
Arthur Andersen & Co. Alumni Associate Professor of Accounting

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

Phone: 
213-740-4842
Education: 
PhD, University of Michigan; MS, Seattle University; BS, California State Polytechnic University

Overview

Mark Soliman studies accounting-based trading strategies as well as bond ratings, accounting conservatism, and selective disclosure. He won the Notable Contribution to the Accounting Literature Award in 2009 and serves on the editorial board of several leading journals. He previously taught at Stanford University and the University of Washington where he was the recipient of several teaching awards. Outside of academia, he was vice president of accounting-based research at Citadel Investment Group in Chicago and consulted extensively for Renaissance Technologies, helping them to develop trading strategies for their hedge fund. Professor Soliman is also a CPA (inactive).

Research

Categorization Bias in Intra-Industry Information Transfer 2013
Meeting, Beating and Bubbles 2013
The Sharpest Tool in the Shed: An Examination of Financial Statement Management Tools during IPOs 2013
Attracting attention in a limited attention world: An exploration of the forces behind large positive earnings surprises” 2013
Do Managers Define Non-GAAP Earnings to Meet or Beat Analyst Forecasts? 2013
Do alternative methods of reporting non-controlling interests really matter? 2013